Histotechnologist HTL or Histotechnician HT - Histology

Mayo Clinic
La Crosse
24.14 - 35.50 USD Hourly
28 Nov 2023
16 Dec 2023
Contract Type
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Non – exempt position. The histology laboratory contributes a valuable service to help pathologists provide patient diagnoses. The histotechnologist prepares tissues for microscopic diagnosis by a Pathologist utilizing a variety of manual, semi–automated and automated technologies. The histotechnologist is responsible for maintaining the integrity of tissue through the pre–analytic to post–analytic phase in the Anatomic Pathology laboratory. The histotechnologist is responsible for producing slides of good to superior quality and works closely with the Pathologist to provide slides in an efficient and timely manner.

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Histotechnician – Diploma/Certificate Histology Technician or Associates Degree in Histology. Completion of a clinical practicum in an Anatomic Pathology laboratory.

Visa sponsorship is not available for the Histotechnician position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F–1 STEM OPT extension program.

Histotechnologist –Bachelor's degree.

Candidates who have education/work experience and are registry eligible and/or have obtained their HT/HTL certification are considered to have met the education requirement.

Additional Qualifications:

Graduate of a NAACLS accredited program preferred. Graduates of the Mayo School of Health Sciences Histology Technician Program will receive preference. Computer skills. Must be highly organized, efficient, detail oriented and capable of multi–tasking. Ability to work independently. Must possess good manual dexterity. Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written. Must possess problem solving skills

Requires CV/Resume, unofficial transcript(s), and for foreign trained lab personnel to provide a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree at the applicants expense.

For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the international/foreign to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information. The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.

International transcript:
  • MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation
  • MUST show US equivalent degree
  • Evaluation MUST be completed from an organization listed as a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) OR the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE)
License or Certifications:

HTL or equivalent. Must obtain registry within six months of becoming registry eligible upon employment, initial certification is required to demonstrate competency, but ongoing maintenance is not required ongoing maintenance is not required. Mohs certificate is acceptable in place of HT

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

$24.14– $35.50 per hour for Histotechnician and $26.88 – $40.36 per hour for Histotechnologist

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Monday – Friday with varying start times between the hours of . No weekends or holidays.

Weekend Schedule

No weekends.

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Rhonda Wilson